Disney's decision to officially sponsor an LGBTQ pride event comes 28 years after the corporation hosted Disney Gay Days in 1991. The first unofficial Magical Pride event reportedly occurred in Disneyland Paris in 2014; however, it was not organized by the park itself.
Disney has been incorporating its views on the LGBTQ issues, especially in its television shows and movies.
Last year, Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," "Doc McStuffins," and "Star vs. the Forces of Evil" all featured gay characters. The corporation doesn't show signs of stopping and Disney's live-action film, "Jungle Cruise," will feature an openly gay character.